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The surprise execution of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's uncle suggests the country is undergoing a period of instability, the New York Times reports.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Elaine M. Grossman | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear Trade and Commerce , Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation
Leading House and Senate lawmakers will offer legislation as early as Friday to tighten congressional review of U.S. nuclear trade pacts.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran and six key governments ended talks on Thursday without agreeing on details for carrying out last month's nuclear deal, the European Union said.
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Dec. 12, 2013 | Douglas P. Guarino | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A new defense conference bill includes limits on nuclear arms control efforts, but the restrictions are not as prohibitive as some House Republicans wanted.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Tim Alberta and Stacy Kaper | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A bipartisan group of powerful House members agreed Wednesday to a resolution defining congressional expectations for a final nuclear deal with Iran.
Dec. 13, 2013 | Jordain Carney | Sanctions, Nuclear
The United States is targeting more than a dozen companies and individuals for violating sanctions against Iran and supporting the country's nuclear program.
The United Nations has finally issued its report on whether or not chemical weapons were used in Syria.
The West is resisting international calls for chemical-arms transport supplies of potential use in fighting Syria's rebels, Foreign Policy reports.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Terrorism
A new study reveals significant problems with the way local and federal terrorism watch centers gather and share intelligence on threats.
Dec. 12, 2013 | Jordain Carney | Terrorism
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta appears to have unintentionally leaked "top secret" details of a major counterterrorism raid to a Hollywood script writer.
Quote of the Day
Michael Price, author of a new Brennan Center for Justice report, which concluded there was insufficient oversight over how terrorism watch centers in the United States collect and share intelligence.
It's organized chaos. That is the state of things at the moment.